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‘Throughout my adult years I’ve believed in the importance of the relationship between a writer and her community. I want to change things for the better.’
‘Inspired or not, work had to be delivered. Caught in a game of double dare with deadlines I seldom blinked, even when they seemed impossible to beat. ‘
‘Magpie-like I collect these tantalising fragments. They stay with me, glittering at the edges of consciousness until I pick one out intending to polish it until it gleams.’